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Ensuring Government Oversight & Public Policy

An aerial view of two North Atlantic Right Whales. Photo Source: NOAA

Save The Bay supports proposed NOAA rules to protect the endangered North Atlantic Right Whale from vessel strikes

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Save The Bay supports the modification and expansion of Seasonal Management Area boundaries based on updated modeling and data, as well as the inclusion of vessels greater than 35 feet in the rule.

Save The Bay supports the modification and expansion of Seasonal Management Area boundaries based on updated modeling and data, as well as the inclusion of vessels greater than 35 feet... ...Read More

For Clean Water – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (Part 2)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

For Clean Water – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (Part 2) By Save The Bay’s Waterkeepers This article originally appeared in the spring 2022 edition of Tides Magazine. Narragansett Bay’s transformation from an open sewer to the healthier Bay of today is no accident. It is a decades-long achievement earned by … Read More

For Clean Water – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (Part 2) By Save The Bay’s Waterkeepers This article originally appeared in the spring 2022 edition of... ...Read More

For Clean Water – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (Part 1)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

For Clean Water – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (Part 1) By Save The Bay’s Waterkeepers This article originally appeared in the spring 2022 edition of Tides Magazine. Narragansett Bay’s transformation from an open sewer to the healthier Bay of today is no accident. It is a decades-long achievement earned by … Read More

For Clean Water – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act (Part 1) By Save The Bay’s Waterkeepers This article originally appeared in the spring 2022 edition of... ...Read More

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Reflecting on the 2022 R.I. legislative session

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Now that the 2022 legislative session has come to a close, we’re pleased to report that we made significant progress in each of our priority areas.

Now that the 2022 legislative session has come to a close, we’re pleased to report that we made significant progress in each of our priority areas. ...Read More

Spring signals menhaden migration into Narragansett Bay

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Spring signals menhaden migration into Narragansett Bay By Brittany Hassell, communications intern As a coastal estuary, Narragansett Bay is home to an essential fish in the marine ecosystem during the warmer months — the menhaden, also known as “fatback,” “bunker,” and “pogy.” As we move towards warmer weather in the midst of springtime here on … Read More

Spring signals menhaden migration into Narragansett Bay By Brittany Hassell, communications intern As a coastal estuary, Narragansett Bay is home to an essential fish in the marine ecosystem during the... ...Read More

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Advocating for Atlantic striped bass

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

In April 2022, Mike Jarbeau, Narragansett Baykeeper for Save The Bay, submitted comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission regarding a proposed amendment to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic striped bass.

In April 2022, Mike Jarbeau, Narragansett Baykeeper for Save The Bay, submitted comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission regarding a proposed amendment to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan... ...Read More

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Save The Bay and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055

Friday, April 8, 2022

Save The Bay, state representatives, legal and science experts, and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2022 – Following Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on H.8055—a bill that would clarify where Rhode Islanders can exercise their constitutional right to the shore—shoreline access advocates and … Read More

Save The Bay, state representatives, legal and science experts, and shoreline access advocates call for a House vote in support of H.8055 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – April 8, 2022 – Following... ...Read More

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A closer look at the shoreline access bill, H.8055

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

A closer look at the shoreline access bill, H.8055 by Save The Bay’s Policy Team Save The Bay’s vision is of “a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay, accessible to all.” While there is no doubt that the Rhode Island Constitution protects the public’s right to use the shore, the exact location of the public … Read More

A closer look at the shoreline access bill, H.8055 by Save The Bay’s Policy Team Save The Bay’s vision is of “a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett Bay, accessible to... ...Read More

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Support Shoreline Access Rights

Monday, April 4, 2022

H. 8055, a bill that would clarify our public shoreline rights, is being heard in the House Judiciary Committee this Tuesday, April 5, 2022. There is strength in numbers, and we need YOUR voice to sustain momentum around this important bill.

H. 8055, a bill that would clarify our public shoreline rights, is being heard in the House Judiciary Committee this Tuesday, April 5, 2022. There is strength in numbers, and... ...Read More

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The Bay SAMP: An Ecosystem-based Management Plan

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The Bay SAMP: An Ecosystem-based Management Plan By Mike Jarbeau, Narragansett Baykeeper Narragansett Bay is more than 700 billion gallons of saltwater sandwiched between the West Bay and East Bay. It’s a central piece of Rhode Island’s identity, and it’s the engine that has kept the state running for centuries. A resource this important requires … Read More

The Bay SAMP: An Ecosystem-based Management Plan By Mike Jarbeau, Narragansett Baykeeper Narragansett Bay is more than 700 billion gallons of saltwater sandwiched between the West Bay and East Bay.... ...Read More